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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We've been travelling around the west coast for over 2 weeks staying in top rated locations and properties - and this has been the best! Nothing is too much trouble - there is a genuine sense of kindness and hospitality that goes beyond commercial considerations / it feels like a place with a heart and real values....

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San Jose, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Premier visit to Carmel Valley and wow what a great first impression! Perfect location, beautiful grounds, nice accommodations and warm, friendly, knowledgeable staff at every turn. Service was spot on!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to drive from the Bay Area and enjoy the beauty of Carmel Valley. Beautiful rooms, pet friendly and fun for all ages. The quality of the food was great, yoga a great practice and a gorgeous golf course.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An oasis within reach - an excellent place to getaway to and re-charge from busy every-day life. Lot's of relaxing activities with a great atmosphere and relaxing pools that aren't overcrowded or noisy.

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Stockton, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was there on Toyota's dime. My overall stay was relaxing and enjoyable. Even the gettleman at the gate was nice and knowledgeable with direction. Everyone I interacted with was polite and seemed happy with there job. The shuttle system was quick and comfortable, the longest I ever had to wait was 4 mins. top. Thanks to everyone at The Ranch!

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Carmel Valley Ranch is a beautiful resort surrounded by mountains and trees with wildlife and hiking trails surrounding the resort. Service is impeccable and they will transport you around the property in golf carts. We've stayed several times in the last couple of years and they always remember us with a welcome card and warm greeting. The bar and restaurant...

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Berkeley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Total luxury in a fabulous room among the oak trees. Wonderful bathing supplies and comfy robe to relax in after a day of golf. The fireplace in the bedroom lulled me to sleep. Paul Newman coffee in the morning using the K-Cup machine and apples with granola bars set the tone for the long road ahead.

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Mountain View
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well-run resort in a stunning location with warm and friendly staff, great food and most importantly a dog-friendly attitude! The local wildlife casually milling about (turkeys and deer) was a charming surprise.

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Los Gatos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous property and amenities. Excellent service. No need to leave the property. Relax by the adult only pool and spa, or take the kids to the Ranch for swimming, ping pong, bocce, tennis, Kids Camp... Some of the rooms are more dated than others, but overall very comfortable and top notch. Food, restaurant, bar all great. S'mores by the fire...

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Bucks
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family of 5 (2 teenagers and a 7 year old) on a 3 week road trip through California, we thought that the CVR would be an ideal place to stop for some rest and relaxation. We come away feeling a bit confused about what this hotel is actually trying to achieve. The rooms are lovely. Huge spacious lounge...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning and relaxing, our elegant Carmel Valley resort is abundant with the natural beauty of Northern California, offering intuitive service and memorable experiences in a striking venue. Savor incomparable comfort, breathtaking vistas, and a delightful array of activities at Carmel Valley Ranch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Valley Ranch

Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8579
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: $612 - $1,230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carmel Valley Ranch 4*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Carmel Valley Ranch Hotel Carmel
Carmel Valley Hotel
Carmel Valley Resort
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Carmel
#1 Business Hotel in Carmel
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#6 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“Bluff tub rooms are very quiet and private!”
, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an Executive Suite. 471 was lovely.”
elisabethd765, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try to get one of the rooms that have separate living rooms - you can get connecting suites and that helps keep everyone in one location.”
854matthewd, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Have only been in the bluff rooms. Great view. Nice short walk to facilities or use their shuttle which are prompt.”
A3109OEdenisp, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend vineyard suites”
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